Value for money
Distance to city center
|Chicago O'Hare Intl|
Distance to airport
|"Staff was super nice and helpfull!"||(in 103 reviews)|
|"Great staff; great location."||(in 73 reviews)|
|"Super friendly staffs and wonderful roof bar!"||(in 25 reviews)|
|"The bathroom was small and old."||(in 14 reviews)|
|"The lifts/elevators smelled of drains."||(in 10 reviews)|
|"The elevator also too a very long time"||(in 3 reviews)|
|friendly staff||in 243 reviews|
|location was great||in 206 reviews|
|location and rooftop||in 174 reviews|
|great hotel||in 104 reviews|
|roof top bar||in 83 reviews|
|lake view||in 70 reviews|
|coffee shop||in 60 reviews|
|great bed||in 53 reviews|
|small room||in 40 reviews|
|lincoln park||in 29 reviews|
|elevators not working||in 28 reviews|
|great time||in 22 reviews|
|old town||in 21 reviews|
The heater either blasted heat all the time or had to be turned off. There was no in between. The rooms and hotel and in general could have been cleaner.
Great Hotel, great location...BUT rooms vary
We've stayed at Hotel Lincoln several times and always had a positive experience. The location is perfect for us, and there's lots to do within walking distance (great shops and restaurant, parks, zoo, Navy Pier, etc.) The staff are great, the rooftop bar is a nice experience (especially on a nice clear night) and even the little coffee shop off the lobby is good. The rooms are small, but cozy and have everything you need.
Your experience may vary quite a bit depending on your room/location. Those on the higher floors tend to be more quiet and private. Similarly, if you spring for the "lake view" you can either get something higher up that directly faces the lake (Amazing!) or something a few floors down that, technically, does offer a lake view, but only if you sort of lean and look out your window at an angle. On our most recent stay, we had a 2nd floor room, and while fine it was our least enjoyable stay. There was noise from the street/construction, and there was no privacy shade on the window, so our choices were either to nearly black out room with the regular shades fully down OR open those shades and invite pedestrians a pretty clear peak into our room. Also, the room lacked a full length/floor mirror that other rooms in the past have had. Not a huge deal, but the mirror is nice when someone else is in the bathroom or its mirror still has the fog of a recent shower.
The roof top bar. The view was amazing!! Great shower head!
The AC in the room was not working to well
Helpful staff, great location.
Bed was very hard and pillows were not great. Invest in some top pillows!
Excellent Boutique hotel
Beautiful view of the park and lake! Great rooftop bar and unique decor in the rooms. I also loved Elaine's coffee call downstairs.
They should place a mirror above the desk and move the coffee bar so it's not in the closet - hard to find.
Excellent hotel. Terrific location. Staff is outstanding. I highly recommend to anyone visiting Chicago.
Location, location, location and general friendliness of the staff. We stayed there on a special and paid about what it is worth, a third of the normal price
A boutique hotel at this location is a great idea, but the decorating---plaids everywhere in a small space--is enough in itself to drive you mad. And it really doesn't cover up this was once a Day's Inn. You pay a lot of money for hotels in Chicago and this is a one of a kind location. That's about all it has going for it.
Last Minute Treat
Liked everything about that Hotel. Would love more deals and hook ups but I really can't complain. Shopped around for a good price, they upgraded us without request and with no charge added. Staff was super pleasant and catered to us without question.
First Chicago Visit Gem!
Location was great! Hotel staff was very friendly and responsive. Room was clean and comfortable. Loved the coffee shop, rooftop lounge and restaurant.
Elevator was a wait sometimes.
The front desk service really put it over the top!
The elevators took a long time and the one of the baristas on the main floor coffee shop was quite rude.
Set in the Old Town Triangle, Hotel Lincoln is a landmark eight-story hotel that offers over 180 cozy lodgings for guests, with rooms decorated with original artwork by local artists. In addition to carpeted floors, an iPod docking station, and a flat-screen TV (with cable), guestrooms features tea/coffee making facilities with complimentary Wi-Fi. Upgraded suites feature added living spaces, pull-out sofas, and may include gorgeous views of the lake or nearby park.
Renowned for its elegant architecture and rich history, Hotel Lincoln offers a wide variety of activities and amenities to keep guests entertained. A 24-hour fitness center provides a spot for working out. Visitors can also take advantage of the hotel's bike rental service (available during the summer). The hotel also features a convenient business center as well as dry-cleaning services.
Guests get to enjoy a free complimentary breakfast. Other dining options at the Hotel Lincoln include a restaurant and cafe, where visitors can have a casual bite with tea or coffee. The hotel also boasts a rooftop lounge where guests can enjoy drinks with a lovely view of the city.
Built in 1900, Hotel Lincoln is situated close to many of the city’s parks and local attractions. It’s located within an easy 10-minute walk from the Lincoln Park Zoo or the popular Lakefront Trail, making it an ideal choice for couples and family. It’s also less than 6 miles from The Loop, 12 miles away from Midway airport, and less than a mile from the closest El Train station.
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Value for money
Policies vary by room type and provider.
All existing Hotel Lincoln reservations made before April 1, 2020 that are for arrivals through June 30, 2020 can be changed or canceled at no charge up to 24 hours before your scheduled arrival. This includes Advance Purchase Rate reservations. Any Hotel Lincoln reservation you make between April 2, 2020 and June 30, 2020 – for any future arrival date – can be changed or canceled at no charge up to 24 hours before your scheduled arrival. This includes Advance Purchase Rate reservations. For more information, visit the Hyatt Response to COVID-19 page.
Chicago is served by two airports: Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport. Hotel Lincoln has good public transport connections from both airports. From Chicago O’Hare, take the Blue Line to Clark/Lake station, and then board the 22 Clark or the 36 Broadway bus to the hotel. From Midway airport, take the Orange line to the Clark/Lake station and catch the same bus. You can also hail a taxi at the airport to get to the hotel, which will be faster but more expensive.
Hotel Lincoln is situated across the road from leafy Lincoln Park, so there are plenty of things to see and do within walking distance, including the Chicago History Museum, the Green City Market, and regular events and concerts at the zoo. North Avenue Beach is only a 15m walk from the hotel. Public transport is also a great way to discover Chicago. A number of CTA bus routes stop directly in front of the hotel. The Clark/Division subway station is about 17m from the hotel, while Sedgwick station is about 12m away on foot.
If you are traveling with a pet, the complimentary Bark in the Park package has been designed for your four-legged companion. This package includes deluxe accommodation, a portable water bowl, doggie travel kit, some tasty treats, and a list of local, pet-friendly places to visit.
If you’re traveling to Chicago for a meeting or conference, Hotel Lincoln has a business center for your printing and copying needs. If you need a meeting space, the Grant Suite is ideal for small meetings and is furnished with a boardroom table, kitchenette, projector, and screen. Business travelers can also meet clients at the classy rooftop bar, which serves signature cocktails and small plates. Frequent corporate guests are eligible to receive discounted rates and upgrades.
The Kennison restaurant at Hotel Lincoln is open for breakfast and dinner. Elegant furnishings and a contemporary American menu make it a guest favorite for dining out. To start your day, choose from a wide selection, including healthy steel-cut oatmeal or French toast with whipped cream and strawberries. An indulgent brunch is served on the weekends from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The dinner menu offers a broad selection of fish, meat and pasta dishes, appetizing starters, and seasonal salads. Don’t forget to leave room for the house-made desserts.
Baseball fans can book the Baseball Package and watch their team play at Wrigley Field while staying at the elegant Hotel Lincoln. Guests receive a souvenir foam finger to cheer on your team, along with complimentary peanuts and snacks for the game. If you want to book a romantic weekend away, the Suite Life package includes two nights in a Lake View Suite, a bottle of bubbly on arrival, and late check-out.
Hotel Lincoln is located at 1816 North Clark Street in Lincoln Park, 4.4 km from the center of Chicago. Lincoln Park Zoo is the closest landmark to Hotel Lincoln.
Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Hotel Lincoln.
Yes, Hotel Lincoln offers free Wi-Fi.
No, Hotel Lincoln does not offer free parking.
No, Hotel Lincoln does not offer free airport shuttle service.
Hotel Lincoln is 17 km from Chicago Midway.
No, Hotel Lincoln does not have a pool onsite.